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On 22 December in Southeast Asian history

ON 22 DECEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 22, 2018

1685: A third embassy to France leaves Ayutthaya. It carries a request of King Narai for French experts in various fields, including architecture and defence

1769: Sino-Burmese War (1765–1769) ends with an uneasy truce.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Burmese_War_(1765%E2%80%931769)

1788: Nguyễn Huệ proclaims himself Emperor Quang Trung, in effect abolishing on his own the Lê dynasty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nguy%E1%BB%85n_Hu%E1%BB%87

1930: Sukarno is sentenced to four years in prison for nationalist activities. His PNI is declared dissolved by the Netherlands Indies government

1941: Japanese troops land at the Lingayen Gulf and advance across central Luzon towards Manila

1944: Vietnam People’s Army is formed to resist Japanese and French occupation of Indo-China by Vo Nguyen Giap
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_People’s_Army

1948 : Sjafruddin Prawiranegara establish the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia (Pemerintah Darurat Republik Indonesia, PDRI) in West Sumatra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sjafruddin_Prawiranegara
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergency_Government_of_the_Republic_of_Indonesia

1951: The Selangor Labour Party is founded in Selangor, Malaya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selangor_Labour_Party

1971: Soviet Union attacks Chinese policy toward Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-union-attacks-chinese-policy-toward-vietnam

1978: Thailand adopts a new constitution
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_Thailand#1978_Constitution

2005: In Cambodia, the opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, is condemned in absentia for defamation to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay around US$14,000 in fines and compensation
http://english.pravda.ru/news/world/23-12-2005/73313-0/#.VJc9JANEA

2006: The Indonesian Supreme Court squashes the condemnation of Abu Bakar Bashir for terrorism in the October 12, 2002 Bali bomb attack in which 202 have been killed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-10912588

2007: Death of Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer, born on February 20, 1932
http://franciscotatad.blogspot.fr/2007/12/remembering-adrian-cristobal-feb-20.html

2008: Abhisit Thailand’s new cabinet is sworn in by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who asked the new government to make peace its priority. “I hope you will be able to carry out your tasks efficiently and make the country run smoothly,” Bhumibol said during the ceremony
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2008/12/20081222135912651409.html

2012: Death of Lim Keng Yaik, Malaysian physician and politician, born on April 8, 1939
http://www.ipohecho.com.my/v2/tag/tun-dr-lim-keng-yaik-obituary/

Holidays and observances

Armed Forces Day (Vietnam)

Indonesia: Mother’s Day celebration